A Crack of Light, A Crack of Hope – A Night with Daniel Libeskind

Daniel Libeskind, in conversation with Professor Stephen Fai Speaking poignantly the night before the 70th anniversary of the... Read More

Book Review: Design School Wisdom

Design School Wisdom was born out of a desire to share the wisdom of design instructors with designers everywhere – students just... Read More

UrbSanity: Brutal heritage

Ottawa Public Library, photo by Sheldon DeFilippi Brutalist architecture is like the blind date who has a great personality. And we... Read More

EVENTS – Restoring Community: Documentary and Discussion of Sustainability, Heritage and Community

WHEN: Wednesday, February 4, 6:30 – 8 pm WHERE: Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street ADMISSION: Tickets $12/ $8 with valid student ID... Read More

Designs to take pride in: The architecture of Douglas Cardinal

Carleton University’s Forum Lecture Series started 2015 off on a high note, introducing architect Douglas Cardinal to the stage this... Read More

Book Reviews From the Stacks – Le Corbusier: Homme de Lettres

“Known for his modern architecture, numbering fewer than sixty buildings, Charles Edouard Jeanneret/Le Corbusier (1887-1965... Read More

Our Missing Heritage: What were we thinking? – Part 3

I came across this photo of downtown Vancouver in 1924 while I was playing on the Vancouver Archive’s site recently. It took me... Read More

The great Toronto bridge swap of 1928

The Canadian Pacific Railway had two 243-ton problems in early 1928. Its two newest and most powerful locomotives were due to be ready... Read More

The horror of the Rupert Hotel fire still lingers

The fire had been burning out of control at the Rupert Hotel for 17 minutes before someone called 911. As flames and acrid smoke... Read More

Patrimoine montréalais : les pertes de 2014

L’église Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix en cour de démolition. Source : Guillaume St-Jean L’année 2014 touchant à sa fin, l’heure est au... Read More